1972 Honda CB 350

While this bike needs a few finishing touches to be considered complete, it’s very very close. I really like the color choices and the overall presentation. I think I’d get some fenders back on it but otherwise think it’s a sweetheart.


1972 Honda CB350 Cafe for sale on eBay – Buy-it-now is $7800, auction started at $5000 with 0 bids at this time.

From the seller:

1972 Honda CB 350

This bike has been completely rebuilt (see before picture) and was intended to be kept as a collector’s item to show at bike shows but is fully operational and ride able.

- 95% New

– Everything has been completely repainted, polished, power coated or replaced new

– Frame was welded up with custom rear end and electrical compartment and battery box

– Turn signals have been removed but wiring is still ready to plug up

– Motor has been completely rebuilt from top to bottom

– Bore tech pistons and rings

– Kimble white diamond coated valves all around with complete valve job

– New everything inside and out with the upgraded timing chain wheels

– Mikuni VM 30 carbs

– Rare find aftermarket dress up set with rare tappet covers (on motor)

– Stainless steel engine bolt kit

– All new bearings, cables, Bridgestone spitfire tires, gel battery

– Paint is PPG with 2021 clear (the best clear available – can resist gas spills)

– Rear shocks are red wing upgrades from 70′s New. Forks are rebuilt

– Seat is currently unfinished but painted so buyer can have it upholstered or use included foam pad

– Pipes are currently unfinished so buyer can make them or have them made to their liking. Headers are coated but stock

This bike is a very special bike with too many build hours to count. It has been a true labor of love

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1974 Honda CB450 by LOSSA Engineering

Built from a well known builder in Long Beach, this is a sweet looking little machine. The auction is started at $7k with no bids with a buy-it-now of $8500. Good luck to buyer and seller!


1974 Honda CB450 Cafe for sale on eBay

From the seller:

1974 honda cb450 k7

$8500 obo or trade for newer triumph

Only 500 miles on the rebuild

This bike is fast. The 450 twin is like no other bike out there. Open throttle up wide and she screams down the road. The sound of this bike is amazing.

full nut and bolt restoration
every part was taken off and was rebuild professionally, Polished, chromed, powder coated at Olimpic, re painted or purchased new.
the only part not redone is the fork tubes.

Most work was done By LOSSA in Long Beach, CA

complete motor rebuild, clean and paint
gasket kit
all oil seals
1st over piston kit
1st over bore
valve job, 2 cylinder
fiberglass cafe seat
wheels re finished
new spokes
custom seat mount tabs
custom battery box
de tabed frame
polish hubs
chrome hoops
wiring from scratch
new zinc plating
valve guides
fork lowers ploished
bronz swing arm bushings
tapered steering head bearing kit
new front bearing kit
new rear bearing kit
new tubes
rim strips
mikuni vm32 carb kit w/ new2-1 cable
uni pod filters
stainless steal hardware
led tail light
custom licence plate bracket
seal gas tank
piston pins
new engine clutch cover
new engine clutch
new pu chain, o ring
new break lines
new spark plug resistor cover
carb boot adapters
new cone mufflers
new barnett clutch and disks
spark plug wire set
clutch cable
new 7inch head light
aluminum head light brackets
new rear break shoes
new avon roadrunner tires 90/90 front 120/90 in the rear
crimp on fuel clamp
new brake cable
dual side fuel quick disconnect
universal Nissin hydraulic front master cylinder
so much more to list


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1971 Norton Commando Cafe

What a beautiful mix of collector classic and modern cafe I love the polished tank, yellow frame, and upgraded front end. Something needs to be done with that front fender but otherwise I’m in love!

1971 Norton Commando Cafe for sale on eBay

From the seller:

For sale is a 1971 Norton Commando concept cafe racer professionally built, needs nothing and is ready to go. You will not pass yourself on this Norton, it is the one and only like this! The tank is polished alloy with no dings or imperfections abd has a gold Norton inlay over the aluminum, the frame was painted yellow and has a modern wiring, front end off of a 2009 Honda sport bike and wheels off of a Yamaha XS500, the seat is actually comfortable and is a new norton seat, the bike can be used for show or go! The weight is much less than stock approximately 350 lbs. and still needs to be broken in, after around a hour or two of riding it will need to have the oil drained out to get any shavings that may be in there out of the motor! This is a brand new bike and will make the new owner happy to have. Modern disc brakes stop on a dime and the sound of the exhaust is very impressive, I am selling this bike for the previous owner, so if you have any questions I will do my best to answer them, have a clear florida title in hand and a fl. bill of sale form from the dmv ready to go.

Just some of the new parts are as follows:

1. Handmade polished aluminum gas tank built by Tab 2 Classic’s in the U.K.

2. Headers and cafe racer style seat.

3. CNW front and rear motor mounts.

4. Single coil conversion kit from CNW

5. Emgo mufflers.

6. Tri-spark alternator

7. Hagon shocks.

8. Boyer ignition.

9. Metal flake silver fenders.

This is a numbers matching Norton, I cant help with too many technical questions, the owner who bought the bike past away, but the title is clear and signed ready to go! It is ready to win many motorcycle shows, only 15 total miles on this bike. The man who had this built spent over $10k to create what you see here.


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Choppahead 1972 Triumph TR6 For Sale on eBay

Here’s a beautifully built classic! The seller does all the work for us with great pictures and description:

You are bidding on a completely rebuilt 1972 Triumph TR6. We originally built this bike for a customer a few years back – he put 100 miles on it, then had to store the bike due to illness (inside, heated storage). Anyhow, we just got the bike back, ran through it all (put on new levers/cables), and are now selling it for the customer.

Here’s some specs on it:
- Complete engine rebuild (top and bottom end) – about 100 miles on the rebuild (6149 original miles on the bike total)
- Powdercoated frame, side covers, and wheel hubs
- Rebuilt wheels (stainless Buchanan spokes, British rims), new Avon Roadrunner tires
- Tins are painted silver, tank has white race stripes
- Corbin Alligator Skin seat
- New Clubman handlebars, new levers/cables

Everything on this bike was gone through, updated, and rebuilt on this bike by Choppahead Kustom Cycles – an internationally known and premier Triumph shop that has been building customs and restorations for over 11 years.

Fly in and ride this bike home!


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1977 Ducati 900SS Track Bike

While this one is a bit on the edge of being a “cafe bike”, let’s face it, most cafe bikes are born with a target of being a bit more racy. This one goes all the way.

1977 Ducati 900SS Track Bike on eBay

From the seller:

1977 ducti 900ss track bike
i bought this bike 10ys ago out of a large collection. It was a already a race prepped bike. the rear loop has been cut out and many period weight saving mods have been made
This has been my track bike for years. it is a correct 77 900ss with all the goodies
front rim is a borrani 4777 3/2.5 18
rear rim did 3.50 18
engine # 086287 dm860
the frame number was cut and welded over and just the first and last numbers are able to be seen
carbs are dellorto 40 a d
i added a aftermarket ignition system to help with high rpm
the prior owner installed a round case cover with remote oil lines to the cam covers also has a remote spin off oil filter
the bike is right side shift with gp pattern
please look at all the pictures closely to see all the parts and racing mods on this bike
this is a fast track bike that has provided me years of safe fast fun track days
this will make a great ahrma battle of the twins bike (just need to add oil catch pan)
bike has been stored for the last 2 years in a climate controlled garage
bike has been at many usdesmo track days
please ask many questions
hate to see it go but time to get a newer track bike that has a started button
this bike has no title and was sold to be on a bill of sale from the prior owners car dealership in NC
It will be sold on a bill of sale with all the prior paper work I have
rear works shocks set for 200lb
front springs are progressive
pipes are arc fab custom (thanks leslie) before he quit making pipes bike sounds great
this bike was at ducstock this past year and was in the loud bike contest

If I was to channel the 16 year old in me, I’d say slap some lights on it and don’t change a thing. Keep it a snarling, sharp, and an unforgiving purpose built machine that somehow made it back to the street. Silly, but is it…


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Our Website is Back From the Dead: Norvin For Sale! [SOLD!]

I’ve been on cruise control with Cafe Bikes For Sale but with a few popping up on our sister site recently, and more emails about the archives coming in recently, we’re getting back in the saddle. I’ve been focusing on other projects but I really want this website to do well. Thanks for sticking with us!

To get us back in the swing of things with a proper 2nd kick, we’re starting things off with this very special one off Norton Vincent combination:

Norvin For Sale

From the seller:

Everything new or rebuilt. Well sorted, about 5300 miles since completion in 2004. Wideline featherbed frame, 1950 Vincent Rapide motor and transmission. All sheet metal was made for the bike, including alloy fuel and oil tanks. Motor has all new bearings, two front heads, Terry Prince crank and rods, new lo-ex pistons, valves and springs, cam followers, pushrods, etc; primary drive entirely new with Suzuki 750/850 clutch. Sparks provided by a Kubota alternator powering a gel-cell battery and coil twin point ignition. Norton Roadholder forks with a Yamaha TD road racing 4 leading shoe front brake; Black Shadow rear wheel with both brakes. Too much to list it all here! All receipts, records, wiring diagrams, tuning notes go with bike. Some spares. Clear title. Full details and many photos supplied on request. $42,500 obo. E-mail grybrd123@yahoo.com

I’ve actually seen this bike in person several times and it’s nothing short of spectacular. We both live in the same area and have run into each other at the local bike shows and coffee meetups.

From here I’ll let the pictures do the talking:

Good luck with the sale David!


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1975 Norton Commando Custom Cafe For Sale

1975 Norton 850 Commando for sale on eBay

quote from the seller’s listing:

’75 NORTON 850 MkIII COMMANDO FOR SALE! This bike has less than 7,000 miles on it since being completely rebuilt. Rebuild was performed by Chris Scott of Supertwins in North Hollywood, CA. The rebuild was completed in ’91, for the past 21 years this bike has spent most of it’s time on display in my home. As you can see from the pics, THIS NORTON IS BEAUTIFUL! This bike also handles great and runs VERY STRONG! I have all receipts and a clear title in hand.

Some of this bikes features include;

-New Bridgestone Battlax comp tires

-New battery

-Borrani alloy rims

-Norman Hyde rear sets

-Marzocchi shocks

-Grimeca master cylinder

-Boyer ignition

-Norvil fairing, fender, and seat pan

-Custom seat upholstery

-Etc, etc….

The build also included new carbs, progressive fork springs, rebuilt gauges, and lots and lots of PAINT, POWDER COATING, AND POLISHING!

I would rather not crate and ship this bike, but will discuss transportation options.


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Honda CB750 Cafe by Steel Bent Customs

1980 Honda CB750 Cafe for sale on eBay

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1981 Honda CB650 Custom Cafe Racer by UGLY Motor Bikes

For Sale: 1981 Honda CB650 Custom Cafe Racer


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Reader Ride: 1982 Honda CB900F Cafe Racer

Today Walt emailed me this great looking custom cafe racer the he has for sale:

Here’s the description he sent me:


*Total Custom Restoration with pristine attention to every single nut and bolt
*Truly one of a kind motorcycle
*13,905 Original Miles
*Excellent Condition, Runs like new
*New Paint, professionally applied with layers of clear coat over Vintage Honda Wing Decals
*Black Aerospace Ceramic Coated Headers and 4 into 2 Exhausts
*Silver Aerospace Ceramic Coated valve covers, exhaust flanges and engine bits
*Polished Carbs
*Polished Engine Side Covers
*“Freddy Spencer Mod” open primary sprocket cover
*Rare, Euro Honda Open Lattice Rearset footpegs with proper brake pedal and shift pedal linkages
*Vintage 130 MPH Honda CB Speedo/Tach and jewel-like Gauge Lights
(Original gauges only read to 80 MPH due gov’t regulations of the era…)
*Black powdercoated drag bars with Superbike grips
*Billet bar end mirror
*Custom Café Tail with highest quality custom upholstered seat and bum stop
*Lucas style tail/stop lamp

*Many new OEM Honda Parts, Oils and Chemicals (have receipts) including:

*Galfer black stainless steel front Brake Lines
*New Brake Pads, Brake Fluid flush and fill, new caliper piston seals and boots
*Brake Master Cylinders rebuilt front and rear with new OEM Honda parts
*New Front Wheel Bearings and Dust Seals
*New Rear Wheel Bearings and Dust Seals
*New highest quality RK Chain and Sprockets with 20,000 mile written warranty
*New Sprocket Oil O ring
*New Tires front and rear
*New Valve Stems with custom caps
*New Fork gaitors and Honda fork oil
*New Ignition Coils, wires and Spark Plug Caps
*New Spark Plugs
*New Air Filter
*Carburetors completely disassembled, meticulously cleaned as per the “Carburetor Bible” and all o rings and gaskets replaced with Viton – ethanol fuel resistant materials
*Carbs synchronized
*New, hard to find, Honda fuel petcock with filter screen
*New Honda in line Fuel Filter
*Valves adjusted with new shims where required
*New Battery with warranty
*New gaskets all around including exhaust headers, mufflers, valve cover, oil pan, oil drain plug, rotor cover and tachometer seal. No leaks!
*Fresh oil and filter change
*Current license plate and safety inspection
*Clear blue Texas title in my name, in hand
*Two OEM Honda Keys (no longer available from Honda)
*Includes Original Vintage Honda Tool Kit and pouch

Offered at $5400

210-317-8914 no texts


Good luck with the sale Walt, it’s a great looking bike!

If you have a Cafe for sale, shoot me an email!


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